| May 23, 2014
| 8:00 AM
Six Flags Great America will launch the latest salvo in the ongoing wooden coaster war this summer with the addition of a steel-wood hybrid aimed squarely at dethroning the reigning king and knocking the heir apparent down a notch.
Set to debut at the...
| May 7, 2014
| 7:33 PM
For people with severe psychiatric illness, taking an antipsychotic medication appears to drive down the risk of engaging in criminal violence, a large study has found. And for patients diagnosed with bipolar disorder, a mood-stabilizing medication has...
| May 24, 2014
| 12:00 PM
With its buzzing punk rock music and spunky, spiky adolescent heroines, "We Are the Best!" sends many audiences out of the theater on a wave of rambunctious high spirits.
Set in early-'80s Stockholm, the film opens with young Bobo (Mira Barkhammar)...
| May 24, 2014
| 12:30 PM
The jury of the 67th annual Cannes Film Festival handed out its awards on Saturday night.
Jane Campion served as president of the jury, which also included Willem Dafoe, Carole Bouquet, Gael Garcia Bernal, Jeon Do-yeon, Jia Zhangke, Leila Hatami and...
| Mar 8, 2014
| 12:20 PM
Olympic ski champions Mikaela Shiffrin and Ted Ligety didn't take much of a break after the Sochi Games.
They simply put their gold medals in a safe place and set out to make more memories.
The whirlwind continued Saturday for America's heroes when...
| Apr 7, 2014
| 6:30 AM
CANNES -- Xbox Entertainment Studios and U.K.'s Channel 4 have inked a co-production deal for drama series "Humans," based on the Swedish sci-fi drama "Real Humans." Distribution will be handled by Shine Intl.
The series, which will comprise eight hour-...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 8:30 AM
LONDON -- Twenty-four up-and-coming European producers have been selected to take part in European Film Promotion's networking platform Producers on the Move at the Cannes Film Festival.
The event, which runs May 17-19, aims to help the producers work...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 4:30 AM
LONDON -- BBC Films and Shine Pictures have acquired the rights to psychological thriller "The Farm," the latest novel from Tom Rob Smith, author of "Child 44."
The innovative mystery, set in London and Sweden, reached number two in the U.K. charts...
| Mar 11, 2014
| 12:54 PM
The finalists for the Best Translated Book Awards were announced Tuesday, featuring 25 works originally published in 16 languages -- none of them English.
American publishing traditionally publishes a smaller percentage of works in translation than...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 9:39 AM
I don't think I've ever gone on a hike to a place with a feature that was described as "as thick as dog hair."
But it's the perfect description for the magical place that is an Atlantic white cedar forest. The trees are native to the Atlantic coast,...
| Mar 12, 2014
| 7:09 PM
Alexander Ludwig knew he'd have to bring the muscle playing a young warrior in History's "Vikings," but he didn't expect to use them when the cameras stopped rolling.
Ludwig joined the cast in Season 2 as Bjorn Ironside, the now teenage son of Ragnar...